OR, Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1455A
Near Smithfield, N. C.
March 23, 1865 2:30 p. m.
Capt. J. M. Robinson
Letter 18th to Colonel Otey received. Whenever you are informed that enemy is moving west from Goldsborough remove all trains mentioned west of Raleigh. You will have at least two days time after notice.